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January 8, 2016 11:03 am

At Least 65 Killed in Truck Bomb Attack at Coast Guard Training Camp in Libya

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Locals from the western coastal town of Zlitan, where the bombing took place, bury those killed by the suicide bomb at a training camp for Coast Guard cadets. Photo: Twitter.

Locals from the western coastal town of Zlitan, where the bombing took place, bury those killed in the attack. Photo: Twitter.

A suicide bomber attacked a training camp for Coast Guard cadets early on Thursday, killing at least 65 people in one of the deadliest bombings in Libya in recent memory, according to security officials.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, in the western coastal town of Zlitan. The town is a few hours drive from Surt, the stronghold of the Islamic State affiliate in Libya, which has carried out similar attacks.

Read full story at The New York Times.

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